Dancing with Diabetes and laughing in the face of spica…..

The lady sat in the dressing area nudged her friend in the arm and whispered loudly ‘she’s crying, is she ok?’.  Unable to resist I tried to follow her gaze to see which poor soul was…

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DDH: Jumping ~ Life post spica

My daughter has never jumped. She has journeyed to places most two-year olds have never had the misfortune to go, she has experienced surgery, blood transfusions, and week-long stays in hospital cots but she has never…

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DDH: What you will need when your child goes into a spica cast

BB has been cast free now for almost four months and I still remember the terrifying feeling when she was diagnosed with DDH and the overwhelming worry about how we would cope and what we…

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DDH: How to prevent Hip Dysplasia in Babies – Northernmum

Today I watched my daughter try and jump… She bent one leg and reached out her ‘bad’ leg straight so she was in a crouch position of some kind.  She took a huge intake of…

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Life post spica: learning with little legs…. ~ Northernmum

Watching BB grow over the last week has taken my breath away, from finally finding the confidence in her legs that three months in spica cast took away from her.  Suddenly there is suddenly no stopping her.…

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